20 Jul Chelsea transfer information: Marcos Alonso shuts down exit discuss as he’s ‘very completely satisfied’ with Blues
The Spain worldwide has been linked with a return to his homeland at both Barcelona or Atletico Madrid, however he’s not planning on leaving London
Marcos Alonso has shut down hypothesis suggesting that he might depart Chelsea this summer time, with the Spaniard “very completely satisfied” at Stamford Bridge.
A return to his homeland has been mooted for the 28-year-old left-back.
Barcelona have been long-standing suitors, and stay out there for competitors to Jordi Alba, whereas Atletico Madrid are searching for a successor to the departed Filipe Luis.
Alonso could possibly be a very good match for both of the Liga heavyweights, however he’s dedicated to a long-term contract in west London that he signed in October 2018.
He claims honouring these phrases is his precedence at current, telling reporters when requested if he expects to stay at Chelsea for the 2019-20 marketing campaign: “After all. I signed a brand new contract final yr and I am very completely satisfied right here.
“I do not know if there’s been any contact, you’ll have to converse to Marina [Granovskaia] about that.”
Alonso added: “I’ve 4 extra years right here and I am very completely satisfied.
“The final three years have been wonderful and I would like extra of that. I wish to hold enjoying and profitable issues.”
Alonso discovered himself slipping down the pecking order at Chelsea in the direction of the tip of final season.
Maurizio Sarri started to favour Emerson Palmieri at left-back, with the Italian coach opting to attempt one thing totally different amid questions of a normally dependable Spaniard’s kind.
Alonso was an unused substitute in a Europa League last win over Arsenal consequently, along with his absence from the Blues aspect sparking additional hypothesis relating to a swap elsewhere.
Sarri has, nevertheless, been succeeded by Frank Lampard this summer time and Alonso is trying ahead to embracing a “recent begin” for all involved.
He added: “I feel it is a recent begin for everybody.
“Final yr is a part of the previous and now I simply wish to hold working, take pleasure in enjoying and to assist the team win and get higher.
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“After all I might like to play each minute and to at all times be in there. Issues occur like this and now it is a new season.
“I am very completely satisfied, coaching very effectively and looking out ahead to the beginning of the season.”
Alonso joined Chelsea from Fiorentina in the summertime of 2016 and has taken in 120 appearances for the membership, netting 18 objectives alongside the best way.